Fighting at 48: Bernard Hopkins Becomes Oldest Boxer to Win Major Title


How old is too old?

Apparently not 48 years old, as boxer Bernard Hopkins became a champion once again Saturday night.

On Saturday, Hopkins beat 30-year-old Tavoris Cloud for the IBF light heavyweight championship. Hopkins counteracted Cloud’s strength by deftly moving around his opponent’ s punches.

In the process, Hopkins became the oldest boxing champion in history, beating his own record that he set two years ago.

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